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Get-DnsClientCache

Brian Lich|Last Updated: 3/27/2017

SYNOPSIS

Retrieves the contents of the DNS client cache.

SYNTAX

Get-DnsClientCache [[-Entry] <String[]>] [-Name <String[]>] [-Type <Type[]>] [-Status <Status[]>]
 [-Section <Section[]>] [-TimeToLive <UInt32[]>] [-DataLength <UInt16[]>] [-Data <String[]>]
 [-CimSession <CimSession[]>] [-ThrottleLimit <Int32>] [-AsJob] [<CommonParameters>]

DESCRIPTION

The Get-DnsClientCache cmdlet retrieves the contents of the local DNS client cache.

EXAMPLES

Example 1: Get the DNS client cache

PS C:\> Get-DnsClientCache

This example gets the contents of the DNS client cache.

PARAMETERS

-AsJob

Runs the cmdlet as a background job. Use this parameter to run commands that take a long time to complete.

The cmdlet immediately returns an object that represents the job and then displays the command prompt. You can continue to work in the session while the job completes. To manage the job, use the *-Job cmdlets. To get the job results, use the Receive-Job cmdlet.

For more information about Windows PowerShell background jobs, see about_Jobs.

Type: SwitchParameter
Parameter Sets: (All)
Aliases: 

Required: False
Position: Named
Default value: None
Accept pipeline input: False
Accept wildcard characters: False

-CimSession

Runs the cmdlet in a remote session or on a remote computer. Enter a computer name or a session object, such as the output of a New-CimSession or Get-CimSession cmdlet. The default is the current session on the local computer.

Type: CimSession[]
Parameter Sets: (All)
Aliases: Session

Required: False
Position: Named
Default value: None
Accept pipeline input: False
Accept wildcard characters: False

-Data

Specifies the record data.

Type: String[]
Parameter Sets: (All)
Aliases: 

Required: False
Position: Named
Default value: None
Accept pipeline input: False
Accept wildcard characters: False

-DataLength

Specifies the record data length.

Type: UInt16[]
Parameter Sets: (All)
Aliases: 

Required: False
Position: Named
Default value: None
Accept pipeline input: False
Accept wildcard characters: False

-Entry

Specifies the cache entry name.

Type: String[]
Parameter Sets: (All)
Aliases: 

Required: False
Position: 0
Default value: None
Accept pipeline input: False
Accept wildcard characters: False

-Name

Specifies the record name.

Type: String[]
Parameter Sets: (All)
Aliases: RecordName

Required: False
Position: Named
Default value: None
Accept pipeline input: False
Accept wildcard characters: False

-Section

Specifies the record section. The acceptable values for this parameter are:

  • Answer
  • Authority
  • Additional
Type: Section[]
Parameter Sets: (All)
Aliases: 
Accepted values: Answer, Authority, Additional

Required: False
Position: Named
Default value: None
Accept pipeline input: False
Accept wildcard characters: False

-Status

Specifies the record status. The acceptable values for this parameter are:

  • Success
  • NotExist
  • NoRecords
Type: Status[]
Parameter Sets: (All)
Aliases: 
Accepted values: Success, NotExist, NoRecords

Required: False
Position: Named
Default value: None
Accept pipeline input: False
Accept wildcard characters: False

-ThrottleLimit

Specifies the maximum number of concurrent operations that can be established to run the cmdlet. If this parameter is omitted or a value of 0 is entered, then Windows PowerShell® calculates an optimum throttle limit for the cmdlet based on the number of CIM cmdlets that are running on the computer. The throttle limit applies only to the current cmdlet, not to the session or to the computer.

Type: Int32
Parameter Sets: (All)
Aliases: 

Required: False
Position: Named
Default value: None
Accept pipeline input: False
Accept wildcard characters: False

-TimeToLive

Specifies the record time-to-live, in seconds.

Type: UInt32[]
Parameter Sets: (All)
Aliases: TTL

Required: False
Position: Named
Default value: None
Accept pipeline input: False
Accept wildcard characters: False

-Type

Specifies the record type. The acceptable values for this parameter are:

  • A
  • NS
  • CNAME
  • SOA
  • PTR
  • MX
  • AAAA
  • SRV
Type: Type[]
Parameter Sets: (All)
Aliases: RecordType
Accepted values: A, NS, CNAME, SOA, PTR, MX, AAAA, SRV

Required: False
Position: Named
Default value: None
Accept pipeline input: False
Accept wildcard characters: False

CommonParameters

This cmdlet supports the common parameters: -Debug, -ErrorAction, -ErrorVariable, -InformationAction, -InformationVariable, -OutVariable, -OutBuffer, -PipelineVariable, -Verbose, -WarningAction, and -WarningVariable. For more information, see about_CommonParameters.

INPUTS

None

OUTPUTS

Microsoft.Management.Infrastructure.CimInstance#root\StandardCimv2\MSFT_DnsClientCache

The Microsoft.Management.Infrastructure.CimInstance object is a wrapper class that displays Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) objects. The path after the pound sign (#) provides the namespace and class name for the underlying WMI object.

The MSFT_DnsClientCache object contains all of the entries in the DNS client cache.

NOTES

Clear-DnsClientCache

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